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Re: A word on Shock

Janinne ·
I am very sorry to hear that you have been having to watch your little Sam go through all of this. How scary! We have seen color changes, rapid breathing, and clamminess but not necessarily related to reactions to foods. I am trying to make some sense of it all. I hope Sam is feeling better very soon, and that you get some much needed answers from all of this.
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Re: A word on Shock

My Little Man ·
You know, I think I worded some of this wrong (sorry- my brain isn't on full function mode from a week at the hospital); but the symptoms I am referring to are from the sepsis- the sepsis then causes the shock when it becomes overwhelming to the body; and then from there - there are degrees of shock. The medical journal articles refer in places to it as sepsis-like shock in that it acts the same way it would such as we saw it for Sam last week-- from an infection. FPIES is the body treating...
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beth ·
Im so glad he is doing well! I hope you get to go home soon! Those long hospital stays are rough! (sorry I have no info on shock)
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RadN4 ·
Carter and Sam have very similar reaction patterns. We see many early signs of shock way before vomitting starts. Sometimes there is no vomit at all. One of the last big reactions we had was to insect repellent placed on his skin. It wasn't that he ingested. We always start with lose of color in his face and lips. Then we get cold sweats, clammy, rapid breathing, elevated heart rate and lethargy. These come in different order and sometimes we don't get them all but it makes sense that we are...
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A word on Shock

My Little Man ·
I know this is a scary topic, I don't mean to be bringing up scary things.  However, as I'm learning more (via recent labs taken before/during reactions due to Sam having a PICC line) as well as seeing his body go through full septic shock from...
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